Hot Pools Rates and Hours

Due to COVID-19 we will be closing our facilities effective Friday, March 20, 2020 until further notice.

For more than 100 years the Lava Hot Springs Foundation has thrived on providing healthful, clean and inviting facilities to our patrons who support us.  This enduring value is driving us to do our part in aiding to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The health of customers and employees is of utmost importance.    We will be closing our facilities effective Friday, March 20, 2020 until further notice.  We are wishing everyone well at this time and look forward to your visit in the near future.

  430 E. Main, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho  83246

(208) 776-5221 or (800) 423-8597

Open Year-round - 363 Days a Year!

*Alcohol or Glass is not allowed into our facilities! 

View our Calendar of Hours

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EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2020 - The World Famous Hot Pools will NO longer offer an all-day pass Monday - Thursday. All passes will be a ONE TIME ENTRY any day of the week! Thank you for your cooperation.



  • Pure all natural mineral water
  • No chemicals, no sulfur, no odor
  • Natural water temperature–1020 to 1120
  • Five outdoor pools with gravel or rock bottoms
  • Dressing rooms, heated floors, showers, restrooms & coin-operated lockers
  • Gift Shop - souvenirs, coffee, drinks, snacks 

HOURS - View our Calendar

Open everyday of the year except Thanksgiving & Christmas Day!

May 1 to September 30: 8:00am to 11:00pm

October 1 to April 30: 9:00am to 10:00pm & Open until 11:00pm Fridays and Saturdays

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Open Christmas Eve 9:00am-8:00pm

ADMISSION FEES   (Admission fees are for per day use)
We gladly accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover.  We do not accept American Express.

Monday-Thursday (per day use)
   All Day until April 30, 2020
 Ages 2 & Under   $2.00
 Ages  3-11   $5.50
 Ages  12-59   $6.00
Ages  60 + $5.50


Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays (per day use)
  One Time Entry  
 Ages 2 & Under       $2.00  
 Ages  3-11       $7.50  
 Ages  12-59       $8.00  
 Ages  60 +       $7.50  

INDIVIDUAL COMBINATION PASS **The combo pass includes a 1 time entry to Hot Pools and all day entry to the Swimming Pools**  

  Summer**   Winter**
Daily Fee: Mon – Thurs for Ages 3 & older   $12.50  $9.50**
Daily Fee: Fri – Sun for Ages 3 & older  $16.00  $12.00**
Ages 2 & Under - swim diaper included  $4.00  $4.00

 ** Regarding winter (mid-September through mid-May) combination passes:  please note the combination pass is only available when the Indoor Aquatic Center is open.  Check Indoor Aquatic Center hours and rates.


Wednesday Family Pass……$18.50 (4 people)
Daily fee. Parent(s) and dependent children & $4.50 for each additional person (up to 6).  Wednesdays only, excluding New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day,Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day 

Wednesday Summer Family Combination Pass…$43.00 (4 people)
**Daily fee includes one time entry to the World Famous Hot Pools (430 E. Main St.) and the all day entry to Swimming Pools (195 N. Center). Parent(s) and dependent children. $10.00 for each additional person (up to 6).  Ages 2 & Under $4.00 ea. - Includes 2 swim diapers (1 for ea. facility). Wednesdays only, excluding New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day


11 Visit Punch Passes (Buy 10 and get the 11th visit free). Good for 1 year from date of purchase.

Adult Weekend Punch Pass.....$80.00

Adult Weekday Punch Pass.....$60.00

Senior Weekend Punch Pass...$75.00

Senior Weekday Punch Pass ..$55.00


Annual Individual Pass…..$475.00 All Ages

3-month Family Pass....... $250.00

3-month Individual Pass... $140.00

Download the 3-month pass application


Bus Rate........$4.50 per person (Monday-Thursday for official tour bus groups only)

Bus Rate........$6.00 per person (Fri, Sat, or Sun & Holidays for official tour bus groups only)

School Rate…$3.50 per person (Monday – Friday, for official school functions; must pay lump sum)

Group Rates offered Monday through Thursday only


Swim suits…......$1.50 plus $5.00 refundable deposit

Towels.………....$1.50 plus $5.00 refundable deposit

Lockers..………. $ .50 - $1.00 (coin-operated)

*All Hours & Prices are subject to change 

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